Scale to Play Role in Safety Legislation

LAS VEGAS In a statement that may help ease concerns among independent farmers and small domestic specialty crop producers, Michael Taylor, deputy commissioner for food at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, has said that the agency is working to develop risk-based, scale-appropriate regulations for growers and other food producers, pending the passage of the Food Safety Modernization Act (see

LAS VEGAS — In a statement that may help ease concerns among independent farmers and small domestic specialty crop producers, Michael Taylor, deputy commissioner for food at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, has said that the agency is working to develop “risk-based, scale-appropriate” regulations for growers and other food producers, pending the passage of the Food Safety Modernization Act (